Explore Howard County

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Enjoy pick-your-own-produce, great BBQ, farm fresh bistros, local craft beer – even rodeo! Stay at posh countryside B&Bs and Inns during your getaway to the heart of Maryland!

2015 Annual Meeting

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You’re invited to Howard County Tourism & Promotion’s Annual Meeting & Luncheon. Hear happy updates from the tourism team and industry, enjoy networking with your peers and find out who will win Tourism Partner of the Year! Read more.

Tap The App!


#‎HowardOnTap‬ is your exclusive link to the exciting ‪#‎craftbeer‬ scene in central Maryland! Download it now in the App Store & travel the trail to seven different craft beer attractions in and around Howard County, MD! HowardOnTap.com

Welcome Centers in Ellicott City & Savage Mill

WC Bench 2Stop in our Welcome Centers to get local insights and recommendations from our Tourism Team. Take a break in the lounge area, discover new area attractions, learn history from informational panels, and grab brochures for the best lodging, shopping, dining and sight-seeing.

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Visitors & Residents Guide Available

The award-winning Official guide to Shopping, Dining, Lodging, Sight-seeing, Living and Discovering Howard County, Where Maryland Comes Together!

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